Jim Lovell

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James Arthur Lovell Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, mechanical engineer, and retired Navy captain. In 1968, as command module pilot of Apollo 8, he became one of the first three humans to fly to and orbit the Moon. He then commanded the 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission which, after a critical failure en route, circled around the Moon and... read more

James Arthur Lovell Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, mechanical engineer, and retired Navy captain. In 1968, as command module pilot of Apollo 8, he became one of the first three humans to fly to and orbit the Moon. He then commanded the 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission which, after a critical failure en route, circled around the Moon and returned safely to Earth through the efforts of the crew and mission control.

Birth Name

James Arthur Lovell Jr.

Born

Sunday, 25 March 1928

Actor Filmography

Apollo: The Forgotten Films Self - Apollo Program Astronaut (voice) 2019
Apollo: Missions to the Moon Self (archive footage) 2019
Apollo 11 Self - Backup Commander (archive footage) 2019
First To The Moon Himself 2018
ReMastered: Tricky Dick & The Man in Black Himself (archive footage) 2018
1968: The Year That Changed America Himself (archive footage) (as Captain Jim Lovell) 2018
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo Himself 2017
Mars Himself - Apollo 13 Commander (as James A. Lovell) 2016
Fight For Space Himself - Astronaut 2016
The Last Man on The Moon 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Apollo: The Forgotten Films Self - Apollo Program Astronaut (voice) 2019
Apollo: Missions to the Moon Self (archive footage) 2019
Apollo 11 Self - Backup Commander (archive footage) 2019
First To The Moon Himself 2018
ReMastered: Tricky Dick & The Man in Black Himself (archive footage) 2018
1968: The Year That Changed America Himself (archive footage) (as Captain Jim Lovell) 2018
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo Himself 2017
Mars Himself - Apollo 13 Commander (as James A. Lovell) 2016
Fight For Space Himself - Astronaut 2016
The Last Man on The Moon 2016
The Saturn V Story (archive footage) 2014
The Sixties Himself - US Astronaut 2013
The Decade You Were Born: The 1970's Himself - Astronaut on Apollo 13 (archive footage) 2011
On Story Himself 2011
Mysteries at the Museum Self (archive footage) (as Jim Lovell), Self (archive footage) 2010
Moon Machines Himself (archive footage), Himselfl (archive footage) 2008
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Himself, Himself - Apollo 13, Himself - Apollo 8, Himself - Gemini 7 2008
1968 With Tom Brokaw Himself 2007
Pritzker Military Library Presents Himself 2006
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest, Himself 2005
Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond Himself - Captain, NASA Astronaut (as James A. Lovell Jr.) 2005
Failure Is Not an Option Himself - Astronaut 2003
Project Gemini: A Bridge to the Moon Himself 2003
Impact: Stories of Survival Himself - Friend 2002
LateLine Himself 1998
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself (as Captain James Lovell [USN Ret.]) 1996
The Unexplained Himself 1996
Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself - Apollo 13 Commander 1996
Apollo 13 Captain of USS Iwo Jima 1995
Moon Shot Himself - Astronaut Candidate / Astronaut 1994
Apollo 13: To The Edge And Back Himself 1994
Modern Marvels Himself - Apollo 13 Commander 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
For All Mankind Narrator - Apollo 8, Apollo 13 (voice) (as James A. Lovell Jr.) 1989
American Experience Himself - Apollo 8 Astronaut 1988
Spaceflight Himself 1985
The Man Who Fell to Earth Himself (Commander of Apollo 13) (as Captain James Lovell) 1976
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
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